Frequently Asked Questions > Volunteer FAQs (18 entries)

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  • No experience is needed! However, those who excel tend to have a passion for being outside and sharing nature, science, and fun with children.
  • Training will occur sometime in late December/early January. The program days with participants will run Monday through Friday beginning in early January and ending in late March.
  • There are two dates to attend the Activity Training, which consists of mock-SnowSchool including demonstrations of all of the activities you will be doing with the kids, as well as an ...
  • While we understand that many people are busy and have difficult schedules, we highly encourage you to attend at least one Activity Training day. If you are unable to make ...
  • Even if you have been a SnowSchool volunteer in previous years, we still want you to attend an Activity Training day annually. Each year, the program grows and some things ...
  • We will either carpool at 8:40am or 9:15am. You will spend about 2 hours outside with your group in the morning and then come in for a quick lunch break. ...
  • The typical group will consist of 7-12 kids with 1-3 parent chaperons or teachers. We predominantly work with 5 th graders, but we sometimes work with classes anywhere from 3 ...
  • A day at SnowSchool is a day spent in the snow, so there are some recommended items: · As far as what to wear ...
  • The minimum number of days is three.
  • You can check out the volunteer schedule here . The calendar is not interactive, so once you have selected the dates that you would like to participate, email (snowschool@bogusbasin.org) or ...
  • Yes, but please keep in mind that the priority should be given to the dates with not enough volunteers. In order to have a successful program, we need to have ...
  • If you need to cancel, be sure to let the program coordinator know ASAP so that a replacement can be found.
  • SnowSchool is only canceled when the school that is scheduled to come up cancels. The program coordinator will contact all leaders as soon as there is a cancellation. This ...
  • The day before your scheduled SnowSchool visit, the program coordinator will send out an email with specific timing information. Because school start times vary, each day can be slightly different. You ...
  • On the website, there is a tab that will lead you to all of our volunteer resources, including our Activity and Curriculum Guide, pre trip lessons, and many more… which can ...
  • Volunteers must: · Pass a background check · Sign a volunteer acknowledgment form ·  ...
  • Volunteers who commit to at minimum of three days will receive a Bogus Basin Nordic season pass and one Alpine lift ticket for each day that they volunteer.
  • There are many other ways that you can help SnowSchool if your schedule does not allow you to participate in the traditional way. SnowSchool is always in need of more ...